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The internet offers incredible resources and equally incredible amounts of misinformation.  Here are a few of the best that there is, which we encourage you to explore and use.


Photo by Charlotte G  is funny and geared towards beginners is fun, geared towards the northeast and has an awesome cooking section.

• Kathie Hodge’s Cornell Mushroom Blog  funny, idiosyncratic and scientific — all at the same time.

• We all use Michael Kuo’s

• Tom Volk’s Fungi is more idiosyncratic and more selective, but equally authoritative:  Wild About Mushrooms; an entire cookbook on the website of the Mycological Society of San Francisco. These recipes are basic and a little old fashioned (still useful but note that since it’s west coast it ignores some of our species like black trumpets); for a trendier approach and a lot of good info on many many species, try:

It’s always good to see what our sister clubs are doing and the Washington, DC club is extraordinarily generous and making all of their recorded programs available on their website. Explore; you’ll find riches!


Especially for more experienced members

• Harvard regularly holds Symposia on Plant Biology. In 2021 that Symposium was dedicated to plant-fungal relations, and talks were recorded and are posted at:

• And if you’ve graduated from all of this, and want to contribute to mycology as a citizen scientist, go to: